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Pediatric Epilepsy Webinar

April 21, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

“Challenges in Pediatric Epilepsy Care”


Description: Challenges in Pediatric Epilepsy Care

In this free webinar, experts from the NewYork-Presbyterian Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Program provide the latest updates in the treatment of pediatric seizure disorders, joined by a young person who has benefited from surgery to provide a patient perspective. The world-class practitioners from Columbia University Irving Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine will talk about what a comprehensive treatment plan includes, from medication management to imaging studies to surgical evaluation. This webinar is designed for family members seeking the latest in treatment options for children with epilepsy as well as for pediatricians and family practitioners who wish to better support their young patients and their families.

The panel will include world-renowned clinical care providers from our multidisciplinary pediatric epilepsy program.

Format: moderator to engage the panelists and patient(s) in an informal dialogue (webinar, gallery view). RSVP required and topic/question request will be added to the reservation form.


Neurologist WC – Zachary Grinspan

Neurosurgeon WC – Caitlin Hoffman

Support team WC – TBD

Patient WC – TBD

Neurologist CU – Cigdem Akman

Neurosurgeon CU – Neil Feldstein

Nurse Practitioner CU – Codi Ann Dyer

Support team CU – Stephanie Riano

Patient CU – Gabriel Arias (Dr. Akman’s patient)

Moderator – TBD

Event Contact Information:
Stephanie M. Riano


April 21
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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https://zoom.us/ NY United States
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Columbia University
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